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Best Presentation Software List: Complete 2016 Guide

Best Presentation Software List: Complete 2016 Guide | Startups, Presentations & Social Media | Scoop.it

We’ve created this list of the best presentation software to ensure you
make the right call in the platform you select. This article is the result of several weeks of research and review of 50+ presentation tools currently available on the web. 

 
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It’s very likely that THE ideal presentation tool for you is actually one that you’ve never heard of. Check the complete list!
 
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A Startup's Guide to the Best Pitch Deck Software

A Startup's Guide to the Best Pitch Deck Software | Startups, Presentations & Social Media | Scoop.it

"A pitch deck needs to showcase the company's business plan and startup vision. Although there are many platforms that can help you build your outstanding pitch deck, here are the best softwares online!

 
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Looking for the best pitch deck software? Here we have the top 5! 
 
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Pitch Deck: Complete Guide to a Pitch Presentation

Pitch Deck: Complete Guide to a Pitch Presentation | Startups, Presentations & Social Media | Scoop.it

A pitch deck is usually a 10-20 slide presentation designed to give a short summary of your company, your business plan and your startup vision. 

 
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Struggling with your pitch deck? We've created a complete guide with all the tips and tricks that you'll need! 
 
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Best Times New Roman Alternatives: Fonts to Avoid Default Fonts

Best Times New Roman Alternatives: Fonts to Avoid Default Fonts | Startups, Presentations & Social Media | Scoop.it

A slight change in your typography can go a long way in making your
documents stand out. Fonts are a powerful design element, as much as color and image use, and so I’ll share with you some of the alternatives I often use in my work as a visual designer.

 
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For decades, Times New Roman was set to be the default font for Word documents. Still, we've collected some  great alternatives for you to use3! 
 
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How to make a presentation interesting?

How to make a presentation interesting? | Startups, Presentations & Social Media | Scoop.it

In this article, we'll teach you how to make a presentation
interesting, from planning your story to creating your slides. 

 
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Make sure to cause an impact with your next presentation using professional storytelling!
 
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#Slidebean knows how to make #presentations.

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How 500 Startups saved our company by forcing us to pivot

How 500 Startups saved our company by forcing us to pivot | Startups, Presentations & Social Media | Scoop.it

During our time at 500 Startups we went from an average transaction size of $5 to $159, that’s 30x!! By changing and re-focusing our target audience, we found a new set of users that was willing to pay a premium price for our product.

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Our startup is a completely different business compared to what it used to be. And our numbers are proof!
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The REAL cost of content marketing: turning $70K into $200K

The REAL cost of content marketing: turning $70K into $200K | Startups, Presentations & Social Media | Scoop.it


There are thousands of articles online on how to grow your SEO, that are obviously focusing on their own SEO, among with stories of influencers making a living from it. Yet, nobody seems to be looking at the real cost behind it. But, worry not, we're going to do that right here, right now.

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Do you want to learn the real cost of content marketing? We turned those $70,000 into $200,000.. and counting.  
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Pitch Decks 101: The Ultimate Guide to Sealing a Deal in the Boardroom

Pitch Decks 101: The Ultimate Guide to Sealing a Deal in the Boardroom | Startups, Presentations & Social Media | Scoop.it

Multi-billion-dollar companies such as: YouTube, Airbnb or Foursquare, have one thing in common: they used a pitch deck to secure millions of dollars' worth of investment, transforming them from startups to scale-ups in mere minutes. 

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A pitch deck is the most powerful weapon in the arsenal of any new enterprise. Here's how you can seal the deal in the boardroom.
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11 Sections to Include in Your Monthly Marketing Report

11 Sections to Include in Your Monthly Marketing Report | Startups, Presentations & Social Media | Scoop.it

Marketing reports are a great option to highlight as a marketing
professional and expand upon your department’s successes. If you find yourself struggling to come up with a marketing report template that will blow the socks off of your company’s executives, consider including the sections mentioned below.

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Are you struggling to come up with a marketing report? Here's what you need to include! 
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Best Pitch Decks: The Most Successful Fundraising Pitches You Need to Know

Best Pitch Decks: The Most Successful Fundraising Pitches You Need to Know | Startups, Presentations & Social Media | Scoop.it

You can find various examples of beautifully designed decks from startup companies that successfully raised funds from investors and now are multimillion-dollar businesses -all thanks to a few presentation slides.

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"In order to come up with a perfect pitch deck, it would be good to take a look at what worked well for other founders."
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How to Write a Business Proposal

How to Write a Business Proposal | Startups, Presentations & Social Media | Scoop.it

Business proposals are great tools that you can use in different
industries. If you're a freelancer applying for a contract job or a company proposing a new vendor agreement, the business proposal is an excellent way to showcase your skills and get results when making a formal request.

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Here are  are seven tips to help you create a winning proposal—regardless of its purpose, or your audience.
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How to Introduce Yourself Before a Presentation

How to Introduce Yourself Before a Presentation | Startups, Presentations & Social Media | Scoop.it

You only have one chance to make a great first impression, and you need to know how to introduce yourself. Having an outstanding introduction will help you break the ice and generate interest in your audience. 

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Do you want to make your next presentation a success? Follow these 11 guidelines to make a great first impression!
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#Introduce yourself or get introduced by someone, here are a few good ideas.

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How to Write a Great Pitch Deck

How to Write a Great Pitch Deck | Startups, Presentations & Social Media | Scoop.it

The main goal behind presenting your pitch deck is to get investors excited about your product and confident enough to spend on your startup. Here are some essential tips to writing a pitch deck that will make your startup stand out and pave the way to your company’s success in today’s competitive market.

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Having trouble writing a pitch deck? Here are a few great tips that will help you write a jaw-dropping pitch deck.
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How to Translate your Startup Website the Lean Way

How to Translate your Startup Website the Lean Way | Startups, Presentations & Social Media | Scoop.it

Although translating and localizing a startup website might be considered as a non-priority, we realized the power that it had when we released a Spanish version of our site. 

 
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The power of translating and localizing a website is undeniable. Check out how to do it! 
 
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Investor Deck: How to Present Your Business

Investor Deck: How to Present Your Business | Startups, Presentations & Social Media | Scoop.it

Investors are presented with dozens of pitch decks at demo days, so you really want to make yours stand out and not bore the audience. 

 
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Are you looking for the best practices when presenting your business? This article will help you nail your investor deck!
 
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How to Build a Better, More Effective Slide Deck

How to Build a Better, More Effective Slide Deck | Startups, Presentations & Social Media | Scoop.it

It's essential to have a well-thought-out slide deck before facing not only customers but also investors, who are the ones that will help you secure seed funding.

 
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Your slide deck needs to easily communicate and sell your ideas to them. Here, we'll show you how to build an effective one.
 
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The Best PowerPoint Design Tips to Follow on Any Presentation

The Best PowerPoint Design Tips to Follow on Any Presentation | Startups, Presentations & Social Media | Scoop.it

Finding great presentation design can be quite a challenge. I've collected some really good PowerPoint design tips, with step by step instructions on how to achieve amazing results!

 
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Want to make your presentation outstand from the rest? Just follow these PPT design tips! 
 
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5 free Calibri alternatives so you never use that font again

5 free Calibri alternatives so you never use that font again | Startups, Presentations & Social Media | Scoop.it

Using Calibri for a presentation speaks almost too much about you,
especially if you call yourself a designer of any sort. It can read that you didn’t bother to find a replacement font for your document, or even worse, that you thought it looked good.

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Fear not, here are some amazing alternatives so you never have to use Calibri again!
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Presentation Ideas: A guide to an outstanding deck

Presentation Ideas: A guide to an outstanding deck | Startups, Presentations & Social Media | Scoop.it

Our team of has created this thorough guide with presentation ideas to create an amazing deck, in order to ensure you get a professional
presentation look every single time. 

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If you want to have an outstanding deck, make sure you check these presentations ideas!
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How to grow your service business and get a 5-15x return using Facebook Ads

How to grow your service business and get a 5-15x return using Facebook Ads | Startups, Presentations & Social Media | Scoop.it

Facebook allows you to laser target your market in order to put your
message in front of them. However, advertising on this platform is a little different than other because people on Facebook are not that ready and eager to buy right away, and you need to nurture them a bit more. 

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You can grow your service business by following these guidelines!
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How to Write a Marketing Plan

How to Write a Marketing Plan | Startups, Presentations & Social Media | Scoop.it

Creating an outstanding Marketing plan will help you secure new contracts and increase your brand's visibility. Not all plans are the same, however. Here's how you can write a marketing plan for your business, step by step: 

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Do you want to compose a killer marketing plan? Here's the best way to do it!
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How to Use Growth Hacking to Increase Revenue 20x in Just 12 Months - Bplans Blog

How to Use Growth Hacking to Increase Revenue 20x in Just 12 Months - Bplans Blog | Startups, Presentations & Social Media | Scoop.it
Startup Slidebean increased their monthly recurring revenue by 20x in the span of 12 months, using cheap or low-cost growth hacking methods. Find out how.
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If you’re interested in figuring out how you can growth hack your way to success, keep reading!
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Top 5 Online Presentation Tools

Top 5 Online Presentation Tools | Startups, Presentations & Social Media | Scoop.it

Powerpoint is commonly known at a worldwide scale but with it's basic interface, outdated templates, and challenging tools, PowerPoint is a far cry from being the best online presentation software out there today. It's time to say goodbye to all the hassle with these alternative online presentation tools.

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Say goodbye to PowerPoint. Here are the best online presentation tools you can use to make a powerful impact! 
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How to Put Together a Case Study

How to Put Together a Case Study | Startups, Presentations & Social Media | Scoop.it

Among the marketing tools that you can have at your disposal, case studies are one of the most effective ones. Instead of just talking about what your product or service does, it allows you to show potential clients why your product or service is useful.

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Show potential clients why your product or service is useful with a great case study!
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Common Mistakes in Startup Fundraising

Common Mistakes in Startup Fundraising | Startups, Presentations & Social Media | Scoop.it

A pitch deck is one of the most important representation that a startup could have. If you get this first step wrong you could jeopardize investment opportunities before investors even take a look at the 2nd slide. Here you can find some of the most common mistakes startups make when raising fund and learn how new businesses can avoid them.

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Learn how to avoid the same common mistakes most startups make when raising funds.
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